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Arabian Sands

Wilfred Thesiger Arabian Sands Arabian Sands is about Thesiger’s punishing and numinous journeys across the then uninhabited Arabian peninsula, aided by unconquerable tribes, for beetle research. Although he just wanted to cross the sands, he found government funding for his adventures. It sounds like guy’s just out in the desert escaping civilization — with good […]